On the 19th of May, the event “Conversas sobre a Paz” (Talks About Peace) took place in Évora Monte, the first fully face-to-face activity of the ERASMUS+ project “YouthVoices4Peace” in which 40 young people from the municipalities of Estremoz and Viana do Alentejo and the city of Évora (Grouping of Schools Gabriel Pereira and University of Évora).

During this activity, the young participants debated the theme “Culture of Peace” following a presentation by Prof. Dr. Irene Viparelli, Director of the Degree in International Relations at the University of Évora and began preparing the Awareness Campaign on this same topic that will take place in Estremoz, Alcáçovas and Évora between 22 May and 30 September 2023, an activity which is also part of the aforementioned project .

During their stay in Évora Monte, the young participants visited the headquarters of the Parish Council of Évora Monte and the Interpretive Center of the Convention of Évora Monte .

The “YouthVoices4Peace” project, which will run until the end of 2023, is an initiative of the European Network of Places of Peace funded by the National Agency ERASMUS+ and has as partners the Municipalities of Estremos and Viana do Alentejo, the Grouping of Schools Gabriel Pereira and the University of Évora.